Steve Job, Founder, Apple

The latest version of Apple’s desktop computer, the Imac Pro will be launched tomorrow. The computer is expected to retail for $5,000 which amounts to over N1.7 million.  Versions with higher specifications are expected to cost much more. The first version of the iMac was launched on August 31, 1998.

The iMac Pro is one of two products the company had promised to release before the end of the year. The Homepod which was due for release this year, has now been shifted to early 2018.

Apple had recently launched the iPhone X, the 10th anniversary edition of its flagship product the I-Phone.

Specifications for the new iMac

Apple says the computer will ship with an 8-core Xeon processor, with configurations that scale up to an 18-core Xeon processor, 5K display, and an all-new AMD Radeon Vega GPU. The Imac will also have 16GB of VRAM, up to 128GB of data corruption-protecting ECC RAM, and up to 4TB for SSD storage.

Here is a link for the detailed specifications.

Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in April 1976. Jobs was however left as the sole founder when Wayne and Wozniak sold their stakes. Apple is the world’s largest information technology company by revenue with 2017 revenues of over $200 billion. The company is also the second largest phone manufacturing company in the world, after Samsung.

Onome Ohwovoriole has a degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin and prior to joining Nairametrics in December 2016 as Lead Analyst had stints in Publishing, Automobile Services, Entertainment and Leadership Training. He covers companies in the Nigerian corporate space, especially those listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). He also has a keen interest in new frontiers like Cryptocurrencies and Fintech. In his spare time, he loves to read books on finance, fiction as well as keep up with happenings in the world of international diplomacy. You can contact him via onome.ohwovoriole@nairametrics.com

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